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Have fun this winter, explore our province!

Get out and enjoy the beauty of our province this winter! Tourism Nova Scotia just launched the Wintervention campaign to promote local winter tourism and draw attention to the variety of exciting winter activities to explore across our province.

This Session in the House of Assembly

In the House this session, I introduced three bills: Bill 58, The Homes for Special Care Act (Amended); Bill 60, The Long-term Care Recruitment Accountability Act; and Bill 74, The Free Intrauterine Devices Act, which would provide free IUDs for Nova Scotians who are unable to afford them.

Closing a gap in the availability of contraception

When it comes to reproductive health, people have the right to make their own choices – especially around contraception. But the reality is that for many Nova Scotians, a lack of financial resources is a barrier to that right.

Provincial funding opportunities: sports, recreation, and trails

The province provides funding to facilities. Community-run rinks and other recreation facilities can access funds to help with capital costs. Please read the following for the upcoming deadlines and information on program eligibility for the Rink Revitalization Program and the Community Recreation Capital Grant.

A Note from Kelly, October 2021

I’d like to thank you for the warm welcome on your doorsteps during the provincial election. After nearly eighteen months limiting contact due to the pandemic, it was a pleasure to see so many residents again. And thank you for re-electing me for a fourth term.

Apply Now: Home Heating Help

The Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) 2021-2022 is now open. Help with home heating costs is available for Nova Scotians living on low incomes.

64th General Assembly to resume

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus is ready to hold government to account as we enter the first session since the election in August.

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

VirtualCareNS, a program launched under the leadership of former Premier Iain Rankin, is set to build on its success with a province-wide expansion available to anyone on the Need a Family Practice Registry.

Support for communities across Nova Scotia

A wide range of projects are eligible for funding, from energy systems to solid waste to recreational infrastructure. Fire halls and fire-station infrastructure have been recently added as an investment category, further contributing to the program’s objective of building stronger and more resilient communities.

Investments to improve community facilities

The community-led projects are supported through the Community Facilities Improvement Program (CFIP), which focuses on repairing and improving existing building exteriors and interior features.